Linda Trump

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Transvaginal/transumbilical cholecystectomy using rigid instruments (TVC) is an alternative to the traditional laparoscopic technique (LC). Due to a lack of long-term data, the transvaginal approach is still controversial. Our first 50 TVC patients and 50 LC patients from the same time period with the same limits according to age, BMI and ASA classification(More)
Natural orifice surgery (NOS) is gaining acceptance as an alternative to the traditional laparoscopic technique, especially for cholecystectomy through the transvaginal route. However, NOS remains controversial concerning expected advantages in terms of short- and long-term outcomes and potential side effects. This study was designed to compare short-term(More)
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